Sad Boi Guitar Lessons

Sad Boi Guitar Lessons

5.0 (1)
1 employee
2 years in business

About this pro

I teach the basics of guitar, music theory, reading music and the history of music from baroque to romanticism. I also teach about the importance of music in relation to psychology and understanding the history of popular music.

Music is the most important thing in the world to me. It provides an emotional outlet and it can bring back memories. I remember it being the only thing I ever liked as a child and I still have the same desire to be involved with the process.

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Floral Park, NY 11003
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  • John Malinka

    Ben is awesome! He is technical, patient, funny — everything you could want from a tutor. With him, I was able to learn the skills I wanted to and play favorite songs ASAP!

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Learn about the kind of music they like, what they want to learn and how they learn best.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have been a music major in college for 3 years. I have also been a professional guitarist in Long Island since 2018, I understand about how harmony and melody work on guitar and how to use techniques to make guitar playing easier.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

I usually let the student decide what they should pay me. I have recommendations on how much they could pay for each lesson, if the student needs help deciding.

How did you get started teaching?

I started in my first year of college, tutoring struggling students and people in my era who wanted to learn how to play guitar.

What types of students have you worked with?

The students I've worked with range from middle school/high school to college students/individuals in their mid-twenties. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I have a student who recently transfered out of Nassau Community College to a four-year institution. She's a music major and worked extremely hard to pass all of her classes. I worked with her many days and I feel that was my favorite accomplishment I have made recently.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

If you are a student looking for a guitar teacher,be sure you're aware of what you want in the teaching experience. Also, be sure the teacher you choose is giving you an experience you can grow from.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

The three biggest questions a student should ask themselves should be 

1. Am I going to be committed to learning this new skill?

2. Is this teacher teaching me what I want to learn?

3. What do I want to learn?